The end of summer. That bittersweet time of year when the al fresco dinners, poolside Sundays, sandy suitcases, and barefoot strolls near the end.
Hold the summer scaries. It's not over yet! September is an amazing month for travel — with fewer crowds, better prices, and (still) long, balmy nights. If you think about it, it's the best of summer. These lovely non-essentials will help you stay in the summer mood long after Labor Day.
Smells like summer and suntans. ($46)
Your passport's companion for recording the summer's best adventures. ($6)
It's summer in an affordable capper enriched with UPF50 for sun protection. It's crushable, packable, and absolutely adorable. ($45)
This five-piece skin care collection has kept our face looking great through five weeks of summer travel conditions, from bone-dry Las Vegas and humid Miami to cool London and balmy Hamptons. ($28)
Beautiful and tasty cookbook by London-based ice creamer Kitty Travers. ($11.29)
When that airline drink cart rolls by, what you really want is what they never have: an Aperol spritz. ($24)
A cooling, lightweight magic stick that instantly soothes skin, minimizes shine, and blurs pores and pimples for an instant on-the-go refresh. ($12.99)
This Tuscan-tanned wallet holds up to ten cards and may be smarter than you are, given its RFID-blocking technology and the traceable, solar-powered tracker card that — get this — can ring your wallet if you lose it. ($99)
Your lovely locks need extra T.L.C. after a season of chlorine, salt water, and sunshine. ($36)